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394 Possible Causes for Chronic Productive Cough

  • Coccidioidomycosis

    Upper lobe cavitation may resemble chronic pulmonary aspergillosis or tuberculosis. Patients develop chronic productive cough, haemoptysis, weight loss and chest pains.[]

  • Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

    […] include a chronic productive cough and purulent sputum occasionally tinged with blood and flecks of white or brownish mycelium (fungus material).[] Clinical Presentation Daily productive cough with purulent-appearing sputum, chronic dyspnea, fever, chest pain, and hemoptysis are classic symptoms of ABPA and when reported[] Learn about this topic in these articles: symptoms In aspergillosis allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis , seen especially in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases,[]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis

    productive cough, fever, and massive unilateral consolidation.[] Another reported case of pulmonary histoplasmosis involves a 15 year old male patient with pulmonary tuberculosis who presented with chronic productive cough [ 28 ].[] The presentation is similar to chronic pulmonary aspergillosis with productive cough, increasing shortness of breath, weight loss, night sweats and sometimes fever.[]

  • Chronic Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis

    Upper lobe cavitation may resemble chronic pulmonary aspergillosis or tuberculosis. Patients develop chronic productive cough, haemoptysis, weight loss and chest pains.[] She presented with 1 week of low-grade fever and increasing productive cough.[] […] or productive cough, chest pain, shortness of breath, and hemoptysis, each of which may wax and wane.[]

  • Anthracosis

    It is important to know if the patient smokes, since smoking may trigger or aggravate symptoms like chronic productive cough, dyspnea and reduced tolerance to exercise.[] Chronic productive cough, dyspnoea, haemoptysis, chest pain, fever and general weakness 1-2 .[] More commonly, workers exposed to coal dust develop industrial bronchitis, [2] clinically defined as chronic bronchitis (i.e. productive cough for 3 months per year for at[]

  • Aspergillosis

    Characteristic symptoms of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, seen especially in patients with chronic pulmonary diseases, include a chronic productive cough and purulent[] productive cough and haemoptysis, which varies from mild to severe [ 182 ].[] […] lead to allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis ( ABPA ) Lungs Asthmatic symptoms (e.g., shortness of breath, wheezing ) Productive cough with brown bronchial mucous casts[]

  • Bronchiectasis

    Symptoms and Complications People who suffer from bronchiectasis commonly have a chronic, productive cough. Bronchiectasis can develop at any time of life.[] productive cough occurring especially with the changes of posture.[] They seek medical care because of chronic cough, a progressive increase in sputum production, and/or, shortness of breath at rest or exercise .[]

  • Chronic Bronchitis

    In chronic bronchitis a person has a chronic productive cough. This is often due to cigarette smoking .[] productive cough of varying severity. 1 Of the several factors implicated in the etiology and course of chronic bronchitis considerable evidence has accumulated that infection[] They include: Chronic productive cough (a cough that produces mucus) that increases in strength and frequency Shortness of breath or wheezing, especially during exercise Chest[]

  • Pulmonary Actinomycosis

    Eleven years prior to presentation she developed a chronic productive cough.[] While dyspnea, non-productive cough, and chest pain may indicate a thoracic pathology, these symptoms are neither specific for PA.[] The most common symptoms are nonspecific, similar to those of other chronic lung infections such as tuberculosis or thoracic cancer: productive cough, hemoptysis, dyspnea,[]

  • Pulmonary Sporotrichosis

    A 23-year-old man with chronic alcohol abuse and type I diabetes mellitus was admitted to Hennepin County Medical Center in May 1984 with a 2-month history of chronic cough[] Approximately one year prior to admission, he had a relapse of chronic productive cough. Repeat cultures of sputum specimens yielded S. schenckii .[] cough Lung fibrosis Antifungal medications more related diseases...»[]

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